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==Provinces==
 
==Provinces==
*[[Eastern Thrace]] - European part of the region
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===[[Eastern Thrace]]===  (European part of the region)
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*[[Edirne Province]]
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*[[Kirklareli Province]]
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*[[Tekirdağ Province]]
  
[[Edirne Province]]
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===[[Anatolia]]=== (Asian part of the region)
 
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*[[Balikesir Province]]
[[Kirklareli Province]]
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*[[Bilecik Province]]
 
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*[[Bursa Province]]
[[Tekirdağ Province]]
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*[[Kocaeli Province]]
 
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*[[Sakarya Province]]
* [[Anatolia]] - Asian part of the region
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*[[Yalova Province]]
 
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[[Balikesir Province]]
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[[Bilecik Province]]
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[[Bursa Province]]
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[[Kocaeli Province]]
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[[Sakarya Province]]
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[[Yalova Province]]
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The following are the two provinces that straddle both continents:
 
* [[Çanakkale Province]]
 
* [[Çanakkale Province]]
 
* [[İstanbul Province]]
 
* [[İstanbul Province]]

Revision as of 15:45, 4 August 2008

Marmara is a region in North Western Turkey. It is Turkey's bridge and connection to Europe. Turkey's largest city, Istanbul is the region's capital.

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Provinces

===Eastern Thrace=== (European part of the region)

===Anatolia=== (Asian part of the region)

The following are the two provinces that straddle both continents:

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This region gets its name from the sea it surrounds: the Sea of Marmara, a part of Mediterranean Sea, connected to Aegean Sea via Dardanelles, and to Black Sea via Bosporus. The Sea of Marmara is considered as the geographical border between Europe and Asia: northern coasts of it are in Europe, while southern/eastern coasts are in Asia.

This region is Turkey’s most populous and most heavily industrialized part.

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